New York Central Terminal - Table of Contents

2003 / 2006 / 2007 / 2013
CONCOURSE INTERIOR - New York Central Terminal

Memorial and Paderewski Drives, Buffalo NY

New York Central Terminal - Official Website
Visitor, Rental Information


On this page below: 2003 photos ...
2006 photos  ...
2007 photos ... 2013 photos

2003 Photos


2003 photo ... Concourse



2003 photo ...  Art Deco  terra cotta



2003 photo ... Upper left:   Art Deco four terra cotta volutes, Egyptian palm (middle) and Egyptian lotus (middle bottom)


2006 Photos


2006 photo ... Concourse



2006 photo ... Barrel roof using Guastavino tiles ... See Guastavino tile below
6 details below:



2006 photo ... #1 of six details: barrel roof using Guastavino tiles

 

2006 photo ...  #2 of six details:  ribbed vault in the barrel roof using Guastavino tiles



2006 photo ... #3 of six details:  barrel roof using Guastavino tiles ... Difference in tile colors a result of cleaning



2006 photo ... #4 of six details:  Guastavino tiles



2006 photo ...  #5 of six details:  Guastavino tiles



2006 photo ... #6 of six details:  Guastavino tiles



2006 photo ... Tourists ... One of 3 exits from the concourse, the other two to trains, and to street



2006 photo ... One of 3 exits from the concourse, the other two to baggage (above), and to street (below)


2006 photo ... One of 3 exits from the concourse, the other two to baggage (above), and to trains  ... Detail below:



2006 photo ... Art Deco terra cotta ornamentation: Egyptian lotus flowersvolutes, stylized waves(?)



2006 photo ... Art Deco  ornamentation


2006 photo ... Art Deco  ornamentation


2006 photo ... Initial reconstruction of the news stand ... Two details below:



2006 photo ...  #1 of two news stand details ...  Art Deco  ornamentation: vertical towers and plain "TH" letter font


2006 photo ... #2 of two news stand details


2006 photo



2006 photo ... Volutes



2006 photo ... Architect's drawing: Art Deco volutes


2007 Photos


2007 photo ... Tour group



2007 photo ... Concourse



2007 photo ... Marble floor



2007 photo ... One of 3 exits from the concourse, the other two to baggage and to trains



2007 photo ... Note balcony above ticket booths



2007 photo ... Balcony above ticket booths ... See balustrade photo below


2007 photo ... Central terminal tour guide



2007 photo ... Initial reconstruction of merchandise booths



2007 photo ... Progressing reconstruction of the news stand






2013 Photos


2013 photo ... Wall sconce



2013 photo ... Display: wall sconce, not electrified


2013 photo



2013 photo ... Display: Art Deco four terra cotta volutes, Egyptian palm (middle) and Egyptian lotus (middle bottom) ... See identical ornamentation above



2013 photo ... From the official Central Terminal website: "A new fiberglass buffalo was installed in Central Terminal in October 2011, thanks to a donation by Mollenberg-Betz."



2013 photo



2013 photo ... From the official Central Terminal website: "A new fiberglass buffalo was installed in Central Terminal in October 2011, thanks to a donation by Mollenberg-Betz."



2013 photo ... Upper center: Volutes ... Lower squares detailed below:



2013 photo ... Stylized inverted ziggerat motif



2013 photo



2013 photo



2013 photo ... Original clock brought back to Buffalo after a $25,000 Ebay purchase (see official Central Terminal website for more information)



2013 photo ... Guastavino tile ... See Guastavino tile barrel roof photos above



2013 photo ...  Concourse balcony wrought iron balustrade ... See balcony photo above



2013 photo ... Postcard - Lunch counter ... 2013 condition of the room below:



2013 photo ... Lunch counter, off the concourse ... In middle of photo, there is a panel detailed below:



2013 photo ... #1 of two details  ... Lunch counter panel with Art Deco volute motif



2013 photo ... #2 of three details  ... Lunch counter panel

 





Photos and their arrangement 2003, 2006, 2007, 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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